Without being self-controlled, without being disciplined and without being fully obedient, no one can become successful in following the instructions of the spiritual master and without doing so, no one is able to go back to Godhead.
This is the symptom of a pure devotee. One should serve the spiritual master first. It is not that one should bypass the spiritual master and desire to serve the Supreme Lord. This is not the principle for a Vaishnava.
Although by taking bath in Radhakunda one becomes very dear to Lord Sri Hari, still, if he takes bath anywhere in the name of pleasing Lord Hari, he pleases him as well.
The chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra is recommended even for persons who commit offenses, because if they continue chanting they will gradually chant offenselessly.
Purport on Srimad Bhagavatam 6.3.24
Faith means… unflinching trust in something sublime.
Bhagavad Gita 2.41,
Human Life is meant for reviving one's eternal relation with the Lord and all religious injunctions are meant for awakening this dormant instinct of the living entity.
One has to continue chanting the Hare Krishna mantra and preaching the chanting of this mantra because such preaching and chanting constitute the perfection of life.
Purport on Srimad Bhagavatam 4.24.67
No one creates as well as God.
Srimad Bhagavatam 1.1.1,
Caitanya Mahaprabhu has recommended that everyone chant the Hare Krishna mantra just to cleanse the dust from the heart. If the dust of the heart is cleansed away, then one can actually understand the importance of the holy name.
Nectar of Devotion, Chapter 12,
Ignorant and faithless persons who doubt the revealed scriptures do not attain God consciousness; they fall down. For the doubting soul there is happiness neither in this world nor in the next.
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